Search results for "Mary Wickes"


The Canterville Ghost (1985) RT Audience 60%

The poor ghost of Sir Simon Canterville has been roaming his castle searching in vain for a brave descendant who will release him from the Canterville curse by performing a ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  William F. Claxton
CAST:  Richard Kiley  •  Jenny Beck  •  Shelley Fabares  •  Barry Van Dyke

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) RT 7% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Bill Duke
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Kathy Najimy  •  James Coburn  •  Barnard Hughes

Sister Act (1992) RT 71% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

Postcards from the Edge (1990) RT 90% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Gene Hackman

The Christmas Gift (1986)

A widowed New York City architect and his young daughter take a Christmas vacation and end up in a small mystical town in Colorado where everyone belives in Santa Claus.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  John Denver  •  Jane Kaczmarek  •  Edward Winter  •  Gennie James

Touched by Love (1980) RT Audience 100%

A teenager with cerebral palsy attempts to become pen pals with her idol, Elvis Presley.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Deborah Raffin  •  Michael Learned  •  Mary Wickes

Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968)

Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968) is a movie comedy starring Rosalind Russell and Stella Stevens. The film is a sequel to The Trouble with Angels (1966) and was written ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  James Neilson
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Stella Stevens  •  Binnie Barnes  •  Mary Wickes

The Spirit is Willing (1967) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2012

When Ben and Kate Powell (Sid Caesar and Vera Miles) rent a haunted New England house by the sea, their son Steve (Barry Gordon) gets blamed for the destruction caused by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Sid Caesar  •  Vera Miles  •  Barry Gordon  •  John McGiver

The Trouble with Angels (1966) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Coming of age story for two girls, Mary Clancy and Rachel Devery, who find themselves as students at the St. Francis Academy, a catholic boarding school for girls. The story ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Ida Lupino
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Hayley Mills  •  Binnie Barnes  •  Camilla Sparv

How to Murder Your Wife (1965) RT 67% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Virna Lisi  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Eddie Mayehoff




Dear Heart (1964) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 2014

A lonely Ohio spinster hopes to find romance when she travels to New York City for a postmasters' convention.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Geraldine Page  •  Glenn Ford  •  Angela Lansbury  •  Barbara Nichols

The Music Man (1962) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Morton DaCosta
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Shirley Jones  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Ron Howard

The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961)

A female doctor in the Congo is torn between two loves.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Angie Dickinson  •  Peter Finch  •  Roger Moore  •  Errol John

Cimarron (1960)

The epic story of a family that's involved in the Oklahoma Land Rush in 1889.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Maria Schell  •  Anne Baxter  •  Arthur O'Connell

The Proud Rebel (1958) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Searching for a doctor who can help him get his son to speak again--the boy hadn't uttered a word since he saw his mother die in the fire that burned down the family home--a ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Dean Jagger  •  David Ladd

Dance with Me, Henry (1956)

Bud and Lou are the owners of the amusement park Kiddieland. Bud, a compulsive gambler, gets in trouble with the mob, and Lou finds himself struggling to keep his adopted ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Barton
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Gigi Perreau  •  Rusty Hamer

Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) RT Audience 53%

Beloved schoolteacher reflects back on her life and former students when she is hospitalized...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Robert Stack  •  Kipp Hamilton  •  Robert Douglas

White Christmas (1954) RT 76% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Danny Kaye  •  Rosemary Clooney  •  Vera-Ellen

Destry (1954)

Western remake of "Destry Rides Again", starring Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Thomas Mitchell, Lori Nelson and Lyle Bettger.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Mari Blanchard  •  Lyle Bettger  •  Lori Nelson